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Recent articles by Patrick:

Spokane City Council approves ordinance capping fees at 15% from food delivery apps

The ordinance passed by a vote of 5-2. Michael Cathcart and Jonathan Bingle opposed the ordinance, saying it would have negative long-term effects on the market. → Read More

U.S. Forest Service advises North Idaho residents drive carefully on forest service roads ahead of storm

The service says that obstacles such as boulders and downed trees will be likely through Wednesday's snowstorm. → Read More

City Council overrides mayor's veto on tax levy, discusses new housing and food delivery ordinances

It was a busy Monday night for Spokane City Council, as members discussed helping tenants and landlords, cutting fees for food delivery and a property tax levy. → Read More

Christmas Tree Elegance event to feature 16 themed, expertly decorated trees

The annual 13-day event will take place from Tuesday, Nov. 29 through Sunday, Dec. 11. The event attracts more than 100,000 people from the west coast and Canada. → Read More

Deadly collision blocking both eastbound lanes on State Route 290 in Spokane Valley

Washington State Police say a detour is available via North Pines Road. → Read More

Sigma Chi creates scholarship fund in honor of Ethan Chapin

As of now, the fund has reached $6,349 of its $25,000 goal. → Read More

Gonzaga vs Texas | How to watch Wednesday's basketball game

Gonzaga men's basketball team looks to continue winning ways against Texas Wednesday night. → Read More

White Trail Road at T-Northwest Road closed following fatal crash in Grant County

No details on the crash have been released at this time and it is unknown when traffic will reopen in the area. → Read More

Spokane City Council brings three neighborhoods together with updated redistricting map

The new map passed by a vote of 4-2 during Monday night's legislative session. → Read More

Multiple vehicle crash blocking all lanes on westbound I-90 at Maple

Minor injuries have been reported two separate collisions. At this time, the two left lanes are now open, but the right lane at the offramp is still blocked. → Read More

Spokane police seeking assistance in finding missing vulnerable 82-year-old man

SPD says Cleatis Pedigo was last seen around 6 p.m. on Nov. 1 in a silver 2006 Dodge Dakota. → Read More

Spokane police arrest stabbing suspect near Peaceful Valley

The victim has been taken to the hospital and is said to be in stable condition, according to SPD. → Read More

Resource tent for I-90 homeless encampment receives temporary permit from Spokane Fire Department

With this permit, the resource tent can now operate legally on the WSDOT property. → Read More

Spokane police searching for missing 11-year-old boy

11-year-old Jaiden L. Bourquin was last seen around 3 p.m. leaving Francis Scott Elementary. → Read More

Comedian Marlon Wayans bringing tour to Spokane this December

Known for his roles in films such as White Chicks and Scary Movie, Wayans will be taking his comedy tour to the Spokane Comedy Club on Dec. 2 and Dec. 3 this year. → Read More

Cusick man sentenced to 14 years in federal prison for fentanyl trafficking

In 2020, 23-year-old Antoinne James Holmes distributed fentanyl to a 16-year-old boy in Bonner County, who later died from an overdose. → Read More

Downtown MUV Fitness location closing in November

After the pandemic, not as many people returned to the downtown gym, prompting its closure. → Read More

Domestic violence suspect arrested after short chase, 2-year-old child found in back seat

The child received no injuries, but was taken to the hospital as a precaution, according to SVPD. → Read More

Spokane County board approves resolution directing ARP funds to affordable housing projects

The Spokane County Board of Commissioners has unanimously approved a resolution directing $6,381,799 in ARP funds for affordable housing projects in the county. → Read More

Spokane Valley police searching for suspect after reported stabbing on East Boone Street

The stabbing occurred after a fight broke out between two individuals on East Boone around 4:15 p.m. → Read More